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A pill that mimics natural antibodies could fight many kinds of flu

Drugs inspired by antibodies could help us combat fluMIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images By Michael Le Page When the next flu pandemic comes, we may be better prepared. A pharmaceutical company has developed a conventional drug that mimics the effect of antibodies that are effective against a wide range of flu viruses. Conventional drugs are cheaper and… Read More »

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How regular use of painkillers could boost survival rates from cancer

Could regular use of aspirin or ibuprofen boost survival rates from head and neck cancer? It seems it’s possible. In recent research, the common painkillers were found to treble the chance of survival (from 25% to 78%) for patients with a specific kind of cancer which contains an altered gene, known as PIK3CA. Around a… Read More »

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Could a Root Canal Be the Cause of Your Chronic Health Problem?

Root canal treated teeth may harbor harmful microbes, the toxic metabolic waste products of which can have systemic health impacts and contribute to a variety of chronic diseases. The Netflix documentary “Root Cause” investigates these issues, interviewing doctors and dentists around the world, including yours truly (although briefly), who believe many health problems can be… Read More »

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